This photo of a whale under a boat reminds me of…
…Terry Fan’s The Whale.
Not as awesome as the 1940s NYC pictures I posted this weekend, but still awesome! Here, via the Atlantic, are 1940s pictures from Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus.
Belgian photographer, Anton Kusters, spent 2 years photographing a Yakuza family in Japan. Pretty unique pictures because the Yakuza aren’t generally keen on being photographed. More pictures from that project here. And a couple years ago, the Guardian had a slide show, too.
I always wanted to know what would happen if a truck carrying printer cartridges crashed, and it happened in my relative backyard!
Approximately 16,000 pounds of ink cartridges from the Flint Group, an Indianapolis-based company selling printing and packaging products, was bound for a newspaper company in Portland, Maine. Red, blue, and yellow ink cartridges were inside the truck, but Ferson said there is no evidence the yellow ink was released.
We can all agree on this one, right?
Update: Just found out the picture isn’t from this year. It might be a monkey saving a puppy, but it’s from 2006. I don’t care. It should be the picture of EVERY year.
This fantastic collection of subway photos from 1970’s and 80’s New York City are great to look at.
â€œI wanted to transform the subway from its dark, degrading, and impersonal reality into images that open up our experience again to the color, sensuality, and vitality of the individual souls that ride it each day.â€ In â€œSubwayâ€, passengers of the cityâ€™s subterranean world are portrayed in detail, revealing the interplay of its inner landscape and outer vistas, set against a gritty, graffiti-strewn background and displayed in tones that Davidson describes as â€œan iridescence like that I had seen in photographs of deep-sea fishâ€.
This was all over Tumblr the other day. It’s via them.
Lugar ComÃºn (Common Place) is a photo project matching women and their maids “designed to disrupt our acceptance of established social hierarchies”. The project put 50 sets of maids and employers from Argentina, Chile, and Colombia in similar outfits and poses. Pretty cool project.
This picture from Scott’s Photo of the Day site is pretty awesome. Reminds me of the John Cougar Mellencamp song, Pink House. Ain’t that America?
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